To kick off our 10-day celebration of the moving image, the Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents JOE, starring Nicholas Cage & Tye Sheridan (114 min).
As part of the opening night celebration, join our visiting and local filmmakers, generous sponsors, community partners, and the Atlanta Film Festival team, at Paris on Ponce after the film for our opening night party! Made possible by EPTING EVENTS. Admission is included in the ticket price.
Location: Plaza Theatre, Main Theatre
Seating Time: 6:30PM (7PM showtime)
Run Time: 114 minutes
Line Information: Ticket buyers will be admitted into Priority Seating Group B; a greeter will be available at all ATLFF venues to guide you to the correct line.
JOE - Opening Night Film
Directed by David Gordon Green
USA, 2014, English, 114 minutes
A gripping mix of friendship, violence and redemption erupts in the contemporary South in this adaptation of Larry Brown's novel, celebrated at once for its grit and its deeply moving core.
Directed by David Gordon Green, "Joe" brings Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage back to his indie roots in the title role as the hard-living, hot-tempered ex-con Joe Ransom, who is just trying to doge his instincts for trouble -- until he meets a hard-luck kid played by Tye Sheridan ("Mud," "The Tree of Life"), who awakes in him a fierce and tender-hearted protector.
With a screenplay by Gary Hawkins, "Joe" is based on the novel by the late Larry Brown ("Big Bad Love," "Facing the Moon"), the former Mississippi firefighter renowned for his powerful, gothic storytelling and universal themes of honor, desperation and moral rectitude.
To view a trailer for JOE, and for additional information regarding our opening night film and party, please visit this screening's home on our festival website here.
Location: Paris on Ponce, 716 Ponce De Leon Pl NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Admission: Badge & Ticket Holders Only
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